Surrogate Qualifications

Wondering if you qualify to be a surrogate? Below is a list of general requirements.  Some clinics may make exceptions to these requirements, so please feel free to contact us at (254) 644-3710 or if you have any questions.

Must be between the ages of 21 and 45 years of age.

Must have given birth to at least one child you are raising.

Must be in overall good health.

BMI must be under 33.

Must have had no more than 3 c-sections.

Must be free of all sexually-transmitted diseases.

baby newborn sleeping on parents hands, kid and family concept

Must be a non-smoker and living in a smoke-free environment.

Must be willing to undergo a psychological and physical evaluation.

Must be willing to have a criminal background check completed.

Must be willing to attend counseling sessions throughout the surrogacy process if recommended.

Must not be receiving government assistance (welfare).

Must have full emotional support from husband/partner, if applicable.

Spouse/partner must agree to undergo a psychological evaluation and medical screening.

No serious medical problems during pregnancy or delivery.

No pre-term deliveries before 36 weeks (unless in the event of multiples).

Must be able to provide us with previous delivery records.

Must be cleared by OB.

No tattoos or piercings in the last 6-12 months (12 months preceding embryo transfer)

Must have a stable residence and not be planning to move out of the state in which the gestational carrier/surrogate lives once legal contracts are completed.